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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

Contribute to the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library Endowment Fund and invest in the future of your community. Our endowment will provide a perpetual source of funding for the growing needs of the library, and it allows donors to impact permanently a cause they care about.

The FOL Endowment Fund is in the capable hands of the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation. NBACF began in 2009 when a group of civic-minded individuals saw the need to create a local community foundation to offer individuals, business and families a professional and efficient way to match their philanthropic efforts with the needs of the area. A community foundation also relieves the benefactor of administrative burdens and overhead expenses.

Our Executive Committee and the membership have demonstrated through personal donations their commitment to the Endowment Fund and its impact on the future needs of the New Braunfels Public Library. 

On behalf of the Friends of the Library, the NBACF, a 501 (c) (3) public charity,
accepts the following with the maximum tax deduction under current law.
In addition, capital gains tax cannot be levied on gifts to a community foundation.

Current Gifts:

  • Cash
  • Securities
  • Life Insurance
  • Tangible Personal Property
  • Real Property

Deferred Gifts:

  • Bequests
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Charitable Unitrusts
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Property with Retained Life Estate
  • Charitable Gift Annuities

The Friends urge all prospective donors to seek the assistance of personal
legal and financial advisors in matters relating to their gifts, including the
resulting tax and estate planning benefits.

The Friends EIN number is 37-1419092

Recognition of Gifts

  • Supporter: Gifts of $1 to $499
  • Friend: Gifts of $500-$999
  • Sponsor: Gifts of $1,000 to $4,999
  • Patron: Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999*
  • Benefactor: Gifts of $10,000 to $19,999*
  • Founder: Gifts of $20,000 to $99,999*

In accordance with the NB Public Library policy, unless donors request to remain anonymous, they will be recognized publicly. Donor levels "Patron" and above shall be acknowledged on a perpetual plaque on the donor wall in the library. "Supporters," "Friends," and "Sponsors" will be recognized in the Yearbook and Newsletter.

​​Gifts of $100,000 or more shall be recognized on an individual basis acceptable to the donor(s) and in a manner appropriate for such a significant gift.

Please make all checks payable to the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library and designate it for the FOL Endowment Fund, and either drop at our bookstore located in the library or mail it to:

     Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library, Inc.
     700 E. Common St
     New Braunfels, TX 78130

If you would like to discuss your gift with a representative from the NBACF, please click here to fill out a form.

You may also click the button below to make a tax-deductible cash donation to the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library, Inc.